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2014 Valley Vision Stanislaus

Valley Vision Stanislaus is a long ranghanced land use elemee planning document that will provide the framework for investment in roads, freeways, public transit like buses, bike trails and other ways people move around our County for the next 28 years. It will also include a plan to accommodate the region's future housing needs and help us comply with new State-mandated legislation to reduce greenhouse gases (SB375).

Transportation planning and land use planning became more closely linked in California following the passage of Senate Bill 375 (SB 375). As a result of this legislation, all Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) must prepare an enhanced land use element as part of their Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) which will integrate transportation planning to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from the transportation sector. Assembly Bill 32, passed in 2006, requires the State to reduce GHG emissions to 1990 levels no later than 2020; SB 375 seeks to address the largest contributor of emissions, the transportation sector, by linking existing transportation planning processes more closely with land use planning.

Valley Vision Stanislaus will include an integrated land use and transportation plan, that when run through the transportation model program will show the identified reductions in GHG emissions. StanCOG has created a steering committee comprised of the 10 local jurisdictions and other interest groups to assist in the preparation of this document. Since the local agencies within Stanislaus County maintain land use authority, it is imperative to include them in the process of developing the Valley Vision Stanislaus.

2014 Valley Vision Stanislaus Documents

SB375 Bill

2012 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) and Sustainable Communities Strategy (SCS)
Public Participation Plan

Public Presentation Schedule

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